Security Guard Salary in the UK

£21,700
per year
per hour
£8.60
per hour
per year
Bonus
£670/year

Security Guard - Average Salary

The average salary for a Security Guard is £21,700 gross per year (£8.60 net per hour), which is £7,900 (-27%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Security Guard can expect an average starting salary of £14,500. The highest salaries can exceed £30,000.
£14,500
Low
£21,700
Average
£30,000
High
£7.40
Low
£8.60
Average
£10.30
High
Total compensation includes salary and bonus.
£0
£17,100
£34,200
Base Salary£14,500 - 30,000
Bonus£0 - 4,200
Total Compensation£14,500 - 34,200
£7.40
£1.50
£10.30
Base Salary£7.40 - 10.30
Total Compensation£7.40 - 10.30

Security Guard Salary - Distribution

Low
£14,500
Average
£21,700
Experienced
£24,600
High
£30,000
Low
£7.40
Average
£8.60
Experienced
£9.70
High
£10.30

Security Guard - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Celebrity Security Guard£28K/year
+27% 
Security Guard Supervisor£27K/year
+25% 
Armed Security Guard£25K/year
+17% 
Royal Caribbean Security Guard£24K/year
+12% 
G4S Security Guard£24K/year
+9% 

Security Guard - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Security Guard with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £14,500 gross per year. A mid career Security Guard with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,300, while an experienced Security Guard with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £24,600. Security Guards with more than 20 years of experience earn £26,700 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Security Guard

Late Career▲ +23%
Experienced▲ +13%
Average Salary£21,700/year
Mid Career▼ -2%
Entry Level▼ -33%

Gender Breakdown

Female
6%
Male
94%

Security Guard - Jobs by Location

Security Guard - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Security Guard jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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